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SECTION 255
Disposition of instruments
Personal Property (PEP) CHAPTER 41, ARTICLE 7-B
§ 255. Disposition of instruments. 1. An instrument deposited with the
police shall be delivered to the person entitled thereto upon payment of
all reasonable expenses incurred in connection therewith.

2. No instrument deposited with the police shall be destroyed or sold.
Except as provided in subdivision three of section two hundred
fifty-six, no such instrument shall be returned to the finder, or his
employer, or the person who deposited it with the police, or the person
upon whose premises it was found.